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Falcons say 49ers' Kaepernick poses new challenge

Updated: January 17, 2013, 4:15 PM ET
Associated Press

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Michael Turner's trademark high-pitched laugh filled the Falcons' locker room.

Asked about San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Turner grinned Thursday and said "I'm glad I'm not on defense."

Turner, the big running back, and the Falcons' offense want to hold the ball and limit Kaepernick's time on the field in Sunday's NFC championship game.

The Falcons have seen enough in Kaepernick's eight starts to respect the versatile quarterback with the ...

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